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So Good You’ll Scream? A Cookbook From Horror Icon Vincent Price

A Treasury of Great Recipes, by the famed horror film actor, was out of print for decades until this month. It turns out, Price was also a foodie with an "omnivorous appetite," his daughter tells us.

Danny Meyer To Banish Tipping And Raise Prices At His N.Y. Restaurants

Meyer says "something fascinating and completely unfair" plagues the restaurant industry: Waiters' incomes have risen far faster than other staff. To balance salaries out, he'll charge more for food.

Sip On This: That $10,000 (Or $30) Bottle Of Wine Might Be Fake

Take a close look at the glass of wine you're drinking. There's a chance it could be plonk disguised by an upmarket label. Counterfeiting wine is big business among old and rare vintages.

If Big Food Buys Your Favorite ‘Natural’ Food Brand, Will You Trust It?

Many alternative food brands have been swallowed by big food companies. Recently, Perdue bought Niman Ranch, which sells "natural" meat. But after a sale, will shoppers feel the product is the same?

A Spooky Tale In Time For Halloween: Weather Cuts Into Pumpkin Crop

Heavy rains have damaged much of the crop in the Midwest. Canned pumpkin giant Libby's says there should be enough to fill your pies for Thanksgiving, but after that, things will be tight.

What Would Julia Child Do? Jacques Pépin Says: Add More Butter

In a conversation with NPR's Scott Simon, Jacques Pépin reflects on his extraordinary 60-year career, his dear friend Julia Child and how not to let good cheese leftovers go to waste.

Mark Bittman Is Stepping Down, But He Still Has More To Say About Food

One of the most influential food writers in recent years is leaving his job at The New York Times — to join a California food startup. "This is a calling, in a way," he says.

How Twitter And Cooking Saved Ruth Reichl After ‘Gourmet’ Folded

Food writer Ruth Reichl has a new cookbook called My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life. It describes how she found her voice after Conde Nast shut down the magazine where she was editor.

Reclaiming Syria’s Seeds From An Icy Arctic Vault

On a remote Arctic island, there's an underground vault filled with seeds. Now, for the first time, scientists are about to retrieve some of those seeds to replace a collection trapped in Syria.

Mediterranean Diet With Extra Olive Oil May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

A study finds that women who ate a Mediterranean diet plus four tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil per day had a significantly lower risk of breast cancer compared with women on a low-fat diet.

Alice Waters, Healthy Food Advocate, Receives Humanities Medal

President Obama awarded chef and author Alice Waters with the National Humanities Medal on Thursday. The advocate of sustainable eating explains what it means to have her work recognized this way.

B-Side Brewing Label on Bar Towel Radio

Back in April we attended the Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, Oregon and recorded a number of podcasts with some of our beer friends.  We’re thrilled to unveil another one, this time a conversation about the B-Side Brewing Label...Show More Summary

How Big Egg Tried To Bring Down Little ‘Mayo’ (And Failed)

Newly released emails from the American Egg Board reveal embarrassing details about its fight against the vegan product Just Mayo. Industry critics say the board's antics may have broken the law.

In The Search For The Perfect Sugar Substitute, Another Candidate Emerges

There's a new contender in the century-old quest for perfect, guiltless sweetness: allulose. It's sugar — but in a form that our bodies don't convert into calories. Perfect? Not quite.

Farmworkers See Jobs, Earnings Shrivel In California Drought

More than 21,000 are out of work this year from California's drought, a study says. The majority are farmworkers, and those lucky enough to have a job are often working longer hours for less money.

Despite The Drought, California Farms See Record Sales In 2014

While the drought has put a strain on California agriculture, its farms actually set a record for total sales — $54 billion — in 2014. How? By pumping more water from their wells.

No Fear Homemade Mayonnaise: Better Than What’s In The Jar

This week in our series Do Try This At Home: Making mayonnaise that's just as delicious, if not better, than what comes out of the jar.

In Search Of Salvation From Drought, California Looks Down Under

Australia suffered through a truly epic drought. And it survived. But some of Australia's solutions — like a free market for water — may be too radical for the Golden State.

‘GMO-Free’ Is A Boon For Companies Chasing ‘Health Halo’ Profits

Researchers say GMO-free has become a proxy for what consumers really want: less processed, natural food. And advocates says here's already a name for food that's GMO-free: "organic."

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